Im not aware of any plastic free shopping centers for meat in my area. I also wanted to know if these stores tend to be cheaper or more expensive.
Location: Antioch, CA, United States
Im a working mom with four children ages 7, 9, 13, and 16.
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
Plastic bags at the grocery store.
Total items collected: 12
7 Water bottles 3pvc, 1hawaiian punch container 1Pet, 1Gatorade bottle 4 IIDPE, oil container 1pet, and a plastic cerial bag im not sure of the code, coffee container no number.
Plastic cereal bag
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
I could use an alternative for my water, and buy my cereal in bulk with reusable containers, and buy juice in glass bottles.
What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
Im not really sure.
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
Shampoo and conditioner, milk, medications.
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
I need to stop looking for the quikest easiest way and plan out my meals in advance to help me eliminate some plastic waste.
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?